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EU Parliament Declares Climate Emergency | Indus News

EU Parliament Declares Climate Emergency | Indus News

The #EuropeanParliament has declared a #ClimateEmergency in a symbolic vote ahead of the #UN global crisis summit. The motion urges the commission to ensure that all legislative and budgetary proposals are aligned to limit #globalwarming to under 2 °C. Indus News Live: youtu.be/SuicpT5sZvI Watch Indus News Live: youtu.be/SuicpT5sZvI Indus News …

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EU green recovery package sets a marker for the world

EU green recovery package sets a marker for the world

The European commission has put down a marker for the world with its green recovery package. It sets a high standard for other nations, using the rebuilding of coronavirus-ravaged economies to tackle the even greater threat of the climate emergency, in principle at least. With the world fast approaching the …

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EU pledges to stay away from fossil-fueled project in Covid-19 recovery strategy – Frans Timmermans

EU pledges to stay away from fossil-fueled project in Covid-19 recovery strategy - Frans Timmermans

The European Commission pledged today to stay away from fossil-fueled projects in its coronavirus recovery strategy, and to stick to its target of making Europe the first climate neutral continent by the mid-century, but environmental groups said they were unimpressed. To weather the deep recession triggered by the pandemic, Commission …

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Change The Count! Stop the Housing Crisis in the EU

Change The Count! Stop the Housing Crisis in the EU

Sign the petition: https://www.change.org/p/change-the-count-by-2030-1-out-of-4-people-will-live-in-poor-housing-conditions The fast-moving challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic adds another urgent reason to ensure that people can shelter at home and protect their health and families. In Europe today, young people cannot afford to rent a flat in many cities; and a growing number of families …

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Pressure mounts on EU council to be more transparent

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In a win for democracy and transparency, the EU Ombudsman has condemned the Council of the European Union for refusing to publish information on how it sets fishing catch limits. Her criticism follows a complaint our lawyers lodged against the Council after many years of unexplained fishing quotas set above …

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What hinders local authorities in EU from financing and implementing sustainable energy projects?

What hinders local authorities in EU from financing and implementing sustainable energy projects?

Results from the PROSPECT Benchmark survey – April 2020 In this IEECP Lunch Seminar you can hear about from the Horizon 2020-funded project PROSPECT, enabling peer-to-peer learning in regional and local authorities in order to finance and implement their sustainable energy and climate action plans. See our lunch seminar to …

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EU CAN DO IT , EU SHOULD DO IT Citizens at the European Parliament for a global response to covid19

EU CAN DO IT , EU SHOULD DO IT Citizens at the European Parliament for a global response to covid19

Today, on April 30th 2020, after efforts to have an urgency procedure activated, Virginia Fiume (Eumans coordinator) presented in front of the PETI Committee of the European Parliament the petition to the EP calling for a European response to the COVID19 social, economic and health crisis – #EuCanDoIt. The petition …

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EU missions – Climate-neutral and smart cities

EU missions – Climate-neutral and smart cities

Cities cover about 3% of the Earth’s land, yet they produce more than 70% of its greenhouse gas emissions. In Europe, it is estimated that by 2050 almost 85% of Europeans will be living in urban areas. That is why the current climate emergency must be tackled in cities and …

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EU sees ‘Green Deal’ delays but keeps climate target plan, leaked document

EU sees ‘Green Deal’ delays but keeps climate target plan, leaked document

According to a draft document seen by Reuters Newsagency the European Commission will delay some climate policies under its signature “Green Deal” proposal due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the timeline to unveil a new 2030 emissions target is unchanged. The pandemic and economic shock have forced the European Union …

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Ten EU countries urge bloc to pursue ‘green’ coronavirus recovery

EU presses on with tighter 2030 climate target despite pandemic

Sweden, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and six other countries urged the European Union to adopt a “green” recovery plan, as fears grow that the economic hit caused by the coronavirus pandemic could weaken action on climate change. Reuters Newsagency reports in an open letter published as European finance ministers met …

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